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Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 9 November 1871

Date: November 9, 1871

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Nov. 9, 1871.

Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,

Secretary of War.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 7th instant, transmitting papers relating to an attempt of S. G. Burbridge, to perpetrate a fraud upon the Quartermaster's Department by making out a false claim, et cet.,—and to inform you that the papers have been transmitted to the District Attorney of Kentucky for proper action.

Very respectfully, &c.

A. T. Akerman, Attorney General.


S. G. Burbridge


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